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Copies of letters from Thomas James Lempriere to George Maclean from Macquarie Harbour and Daily Strength Register of the troops stationed there, Van Diemen's Land, 1846-7

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Lempriere, Thomas James Copies of letters from Thomas James Lempriere to George Maclean from Macquarie Harbour and Daily Strength Register of the troops stationed there, Van Diemen's Land, 1846-7. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Copies of letters from Thomas James Lempriere (1796-1852) public official, author and artist who served as Commissariat at Sarah Island (1827–30) to George Maclean, Deputy- Commissary-General, from Sarah Island, Macquarie Harbour, Van Diemen's Land, dated 18 June 1846-26 Oct 1847, reporting provisions and work of the prisoners sent to get huon pine etc. The letters of the 18 and 26 October 1846 report arrival, inadequate habitation (houses having been burnt down) and prisoners refusal to work on building. The second document is a Daily Strength Register of the troops stationed at the Military Establishment, Macquarie Harbour, April 1846-Oct 1847 including a list of Convict passholders. RS78/1-2

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Tasmania, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, T.H. Lempriere, George Maclean, Deputy Comptroller General, Macquarie Harbour, prisoners, huon pine, troops, convict passholders
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Copyright Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Collections: Royal Society Collection
Additional Information: Royal Society Collection RS 78
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 04:32
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2015 05:40
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